Sept. 2, 1930 - Feb. 20, 2014

Betty Jean Harvey Watson, born September 2, 1930, in Linneus, Missouri, passed away on February 20, 2014, and was predeceased by her husband, James F. Watson.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Julie Best and D’Anna Hamrick; grandson, Kristopher James Ryan Mayfield; granddaughter, Kourtney Amanda Lynn Hamrick; and two great-granddaughters. Betty is also survived by three brothers, their wives and families.

Betty was a homemaker and longtime foster parent in Deschutes County.

Graveside services will be held at the Greenwood Cemetery in Bend, Oregon, on Friday, February 28, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. Family and friends will be welcomed at the home of Don and Julie Best in Redmond, Oregon, immediately following for remembrances and refreshments. Please sign our online guest book at